Today’s Local News

Two Vehicle Accident Near Riverside

Posted: Saturday, May 11th, 2013 at 9:07 am

One injury was reported following an accident on Highway 22 yesterday.

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Terry Smith Coming to Brighton

Posted: Saturday, May 11th, 2013 at 6:29 am

A traditional country singer and songwriter, Terry Smith, will be performing at this year’s Brighton Whoopee Days on Saturday, June 15th at 6:30 p.m.

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Cover Crops May Help Now

Posted: Saturday, May 11th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Due to Iowa’s above-average precipitation recently, some Iowa cattle producers may be able to get some additional grazing from cover crops planted last fall, according to the Iowa Cattleman’s Association.

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Primary Nesting Season Reminder for CRP Participants

Posted: Saturday, May 11th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Iowa’s primary nesting season begins on May 15th and ends on August 1st and during this time the Iowa Farm Service Agency reminds participants in the Conservation Reserve Program, or CRP, to schedule maintenance and management activities outside of the primary nesting season.

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Mother’s Day History

Posted: Saturday, May 11th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day.

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Conservation Department Begins Summer Hours

Posted: Saturday, May 11th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The nature center at Marr Park is now holding its summer hours, which are 10 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays Saturdays and Mondays and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays.

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New London Man Sentenced in Drug Case

Posted: Saturday, May 11th, 2013 at 6:24 am

A New London man will spend 100 months in prison for drug related charges.

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Opportunity to Spend Mothers Day on the Marsh

Posted: Saturday, May 11th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Louisa County Conservation will celebrate Mothers Day and highlight one of their many water trails tomorrow.

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Quilts of Louisa County on Display

Posted: Saturday, May 11th, 2013 at 6:21 am

The three day quilt exhibition in Louisa County will wrap up today.

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New London Man Sentenced in Drug Case

Posted: Friday, May 10th, 2013 at 3:41 pm

A New London man will spend 100 months in prison for drug related charges.

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Fairgrounds Go Green

Posted: Friday, May 10th, 2013 at 6:29 am

The Washington Fairgrounds will be a little bit greener, the board voted to install three arrays of solar panels to produce electricity.  

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Knight Flight Tonight

Posted: Friday, May 10th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Tonight is the St. James Knight Flight 5k and youth races.

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Ridiculous Day Plans Underway

Posted: Friday, May 10th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Preparations for Ridiculous Day are underway.

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Statewide Egg Decorating Contest

Posted: Friday, May 10th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Iowa Egg Council has announced a new contest for the state fair – an egg decorating contest.

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Boiler, Structural Updates Discussed by School Board

Posted: Friday, May 10th, 2013 at 6:23 am

An update about a boiler replacement and structural issues at Lincoln Schools was discussed at the Washington School Board meeting Wednesday night.

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Opening Day for Columbus Junction Farmers Market

Posted: Friday, May 10th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Columbus Junction Farmers Market opens its 7th season tonight.

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Wellman Holding City Wide Cleanup

Posted: Friday, May 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Residents of Wellman have an opportunity to dispose of unwanted items this weekend.

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Nurses Recognized Nationally for Contribution to Society

Posted: Friday, May 10th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Nurses are being recognized for the work they do this week.

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Washington Page

Posted: Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at 1:00 pm

On this edition of the Washington Page, KCII News speaks with Dean Kurtz and Brent Kromrie about preparations for Ridiculous Day.

School Board Discusses Officer in Schools

Posted: Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at 6:29 am

Should a school resource police officer be in the Washington Community Schools was the topic of discussion at the school board’s meeting last night.

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